287 Heuer

HEUER, SET OF TWO DASHBOARD TIMERS USED IN THE FILM LE MANS STARRING STEVE MCQUEEN Heuer, serial No. 16.8858. Used by Mr. McQueen to time the cars during the 1970 filming of "Le Mans." Two, very fine and very rare, chromed dashboard timers: Left: 60-second chronograph race timer with progressive central 60-minute register and 1/5th second track. Right: 60-second chronograph race timer with progressive central 60-minute register, digital 12-hour register and 1/5th second track. Accompanied by a box, folder with Certificate of Authenticity by the Property Master Donald B. Nunley, Notarized statement of Dr. Michael Lederman and three 8 ½ x 10 ½ " color photos taken during the race.

Grading System

Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Estimate:

USD 30,000 - 50,000
HKD 230,000 - 390,000
CHF 26,000 - 43,000
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details:

diameter diameter 56 mm
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CA) Two-body, circular on the rectangular back plate drilled for mounting, reeded rotating bezel, large winding crown for start / stop and reset, button at 1 for start/stop without reset. B) Two-body, circular on the rectangular back plate drilled for mounting, reeded rotating bezel, large winding crown for start / stop and reset, button at 1 for start/stop without reset.
DA) Black with luminous Arabic numerals for the 60-seconds, outer minute track with 1/5th second divisions. Arrow and baton hands. B) Black with luminous Arabic 60-minute numerals for the 60-minute register, outer minute track with 1/5th second divisions, aperture for the 12-hour register. Arrow and baton hands.
MA) 18''', rhodium-plated, 7 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, hack mechanism, index regulator. B) 18''', rhodium-plated, 7 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator.

Notes

A) Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 56 mm. B) Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 56 mm. RECTANGULAR PLATE 112 x 58 mm. Movie poster not included with bid.